Volunteer Opportunities at Issaquah High School

Looking to get involved? There’s a variety of ways to effectively support the IH PTSA, and we encourage everyone to sign-up, donate where best possible! IH PTSA is always thankful for our generous families and the greater community involvement. When everyone works together, our amazing students WIN!

For a list of annual volunteer opportunities with IH PTSA, click here to signup.

To learn more about annual volunteer opportunities or any other volunteer information, contact IH PTSA Presidents, at IHPTSAPresidents@gmail.com.  

NOTE:  Before volunteering at ISD schools, all volunteers are required must complete the annual volunteer application. Click here to complete the 2019-20 ISD Volunteer Application.  Further details below.

Upcoming Volunteer Opportunities for 2019-20

Open Positions

  • Volunteer Coordinator: Supports VP and Committee Chairs by recruiting volunteers through emails and Sign-Up Genius, throughout the year, to support IH PTSA Programs and Events.
  • Safety Backpack Coordinator: Organizes and coordinates, with IHS, to ensure all classroom safety backpacks are appropriately stocked.  Project initializes two weeks before school, then requiring 6 volunteers on the first day, and 4 volunteers on the second.
  • Picture Day Coordinator: Directs volunteers in supporting IHS and the photographers on Picture Day, September 6th, 2019.
  • Director of Advocacy: Reports to the IH PTSA Board, communicating our WA State and National PTSA legislative priorities, and other supported issues, along with identifying more ways for IH PTSA families get involved in best supporting student-centered Advocacy.
  • College Practice Test Coordinator: Advertise testing dates (already set). Send reminder emails. Finalize/send student lists to testing organizers. Work with Programs VPs for proctors/test sign-in.
  • College Practice Test Proctors: 8:30am-1pm on one or more Saturday test days at IHS
  • College and Career Planning Committee/Co-Chair: Arrange 1-2 speakers per year. Flexibility to create new programming
  • Senior Scholarship Committee and/or Co-Chair: Establish criteria and rubric, solicit submissions, convene selection committee, award scholarships. Not available to parents of Seniors.
  • Golden Acorn/Outstanding Advocate/Outstanding Educator Awards co-chair.  Current chair has much experience and would like to train a new chair.
  • PE 5K Chair: Organizes snacks and indoor volunteers for the PE 5K final held January and June.

Recurring Volunteer Opportunities

Monthly Staff Appreciation Breakfasts:  The IH PTSA provides monthly breakfasts for Wednesday morning Staff Meetings, as a show of appreciation. Looking for volunteers to sign-up, contributing breakfast items, dropped-off at IHS the Tuesday before monthly breakfasts. We do the rest!  Sign-up today, making the greatly appreciated Staff Breakfasts extra delicious. Click Here to Sign-Up!  Questions, Lida Buckner, at LidaJ@mac.com.

Required ISD Online Volunteer Application Process

All IHS and ISD volunteers must complete online application process - PRIOR TO VOLUNTEERING, at least 48 hours before volunteer service. Register once for all ISD schools. Potential volunteers who have not completed the application are unable to volunteer. Click here to complete the 2019-20 ISD Volunteer Application.

Process includes viewing volunteer training slideshow, and uploading a copy of individual driver's license.  Questions about process, please email: volunteers@issaquah.wednet.edu, or call 425-837-7000.